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>> schieffer: tonight, rupert murdoch gone the hot seat. >> this is the most humble day of my life. >> schieffer: then things got worse. >> oh! >> schieffer: elizabeth palmer and anthony mason on the newscorp chief getting a taste of humble pie. a significant step, that's what president obama called a new bipartisan senate plan to avoid default. nancy cordes and norah o'donnell have the latest on that. and as n.f.l. players and owners fight over billions, john blackstone talks to retired players who have to scramble to get medical coverage for their injuries. >> reporter: two years in the n.f.l., what do you get? >> nothing. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> schieffer: and good evening. scott's off tonight, i'm bob schieffer. well, rupert murdoch called it the most humbling day of his life, and he said he was sorry, but it wasn't his fault and he wasn't resigning. then someone hit him with a cream pie. that about summed up the parliamentary hearing into the police bribery and phone hacking scandal involving one of murdoch's british new
>>> hello, i'm j.c. hayward. thanks for being with us. british politicians grill rupert murdoch and his son, james, at a parliamentary hearing in london. lawmakers want answers about the phone hacking scandal that has shaken murdoch's media empire. charlie d'agata has more now from london. >> media giant rupert murdoch faced british lawmakers to defend his family, his reputation and his billion dollar global empire. >> this is the most tearable day of my life. >> his son, james, apologized for phone hacking at his family's "news of the world" newspaper. >> a great regret of mine, my father's and everyone at the news corporation. >> reporter: politicians fired questions at the murdochs all on live tv. >> do you expect ultimately you're responsible for that whole fiasco? >> no. >> are you not responsible? who is responsible? >> the people that i trusted to run it and then maybe the people they trusted. >> murdoch employees are accused of tapping voice mails of murder victims, politicians, even 9-11 victims. >> we've seen no evidence of that at all and as far as we know, the fbi ha
with us. always a delight. lieutenant governor anthony brown. >>> well, rupert murdoch's protege is the latest casualty and the phone hacking scandal. a news international ceo rebecca brooks resigned. one of the most prominent victims so far. tina caution has more. >> reporter: rupert murdoch's reef british executive -- chief british executive is calling it quits. the former "news of the world" editor was detracting attention as the media giant weathers the phone hacking scandal. british politics say it's time for -- politicians say it's time for him to apologize to the thousands of people hacked. >> i hope next tuesday he starts taking some responsibility for what happened in his organization. >> reporter: a parliamentary panel will grill rupert murdoch, his son james and rebecca brooks. brooks faced another committee back in 2003 and admitted giving bribes to cops to dig up stories. >> we have paid the police for information in the past. >> reporter: but now rupert murdoch can't seem to keep himself off the front page. murdoch will use the hearing to challenge what he calls to
. >>> humble pie, rupert murdoch is grilled on his role in the phone hacking scandal after a protester makes a headline grabbing attack. >>> and no parking, a canadian car owner learns the hard way to pay attention to the sign. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. this morning the debt showdown in washington is focused on a bipartisan senate plan that is gaining legs on capitol hill and the white house. the program calls for deep budget cuts and new revenues. joel brown is in washington with the latest on this. good morning, joel. >> betty, good morning. in this week's long battle over raising the debt limit, optimism has been hard to come by. that seemed to change yesterday, at least in the senate. we so you sam republicans, some democrats, some liberals, some conservatives negotiating a deal. >> it's time to get down to the business of actually solving this problem and i think we now are seeing the potential for a bipartisan consensus. >> reporter: president obama may invite congressional leaders back to the white house, now that th
i'm running away from you guys. >> media tycoon rupert murdoch didn't only deliver the news this week. murdoch was the news and continues to be the news. the owner of the news corp, a $32 billion media con gone rat, is in the eye of a whirl storm. the rap is hacking. murdoch's journalists have been hacking into the cell phones apparently of the owners and users of those phones. police reports say there could be as many as 4,000 victims. murdoch's journalists also invaded confidential medical records, one of those victims is the former prime minister of the united kingdom gordon brown. two of his newspapers reveal private medical records of the son of gordon brown and the young boy's history of cystic fibrosis, which his mother and father were treating as a family matter. >> i can't think of any way that medical condition of a child could be put into the public arena legitimately. >> the international uproar over murdoch's newspaper hacking killed a pending murdoch broadcasting deal, namely, to purchase british sky broadcasting a deal valued at $12 billion. the sitting uk pri
the intense debate of the phone hacking scandal. accused of getting too close to some of rupert murdoch's executives. charlie d'agata reports from london. >> order. >> reporter: british lawmakers took aim at the prime minister in a heated debate over the phone-hacking scandal. >> you live and you learn and believe you me i have learned. >> reporter: cameron is taking heat for hiring his former communications chief andy coleson. he was editor at rupert murdoch's "news of the world" when journalists hacked into the voice mails of murder victims and politicians. >> with 20/20 hind sight and all that has followed i would not have offered him the job and i expect that he wouldn't have taken it. >> it is not about hindsight, mr. speaker, it is not about whether he lied to him, it is about all the information and warnings that the prime minister ignored. >> reporter: now that collison has been arrested the prime minister is under even more pressure to distance himself from the scandal. >> so far the waters are not lapping at the door of number 10 but the questions are being asked about the fri
? rupert murdoch, his son and a top executive testified before parliament today in the phone hacking scandal that has rocked the uk. >>> no mercy. unrelenting heat smothers more than half of the country, and refuses to budge. >>> and homeward bound. the "atlantis" departs from the international space station for the "atlantis" departs from the international space station for the final time. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody, thanks for joining us, i'm betty nguyen. the british parliament gets its shot at rupert murdoch this morning. murdoch, his son james, and murdoch's former chief newspaper executive testified before a parliamentary committee this morning about the phone hacking scandal. a member of murdoch's board of directors is denying reports that the directors are considering replacing murdoch. but bloomberg news reports murdoch's future could depend on this morning's testimony. charlie d'agata is in london with the latest on this. good morning, charlie. >> good morning to you, betty. i think we can expect some high drama later this afternoon. some fireworks
and bob schieffer on the count down to d-day. the alleged underhanded tactics of rupert murdoch's newspaper may now include stealing the medical records of britain's first family. liz palmer has the latest. u.s. troops are being cheated out of their money. armen keteyian's investigation shows us that it's happening on their own posts. and passing the wand. michelle miller on "harry potter" fans taking the magic into the future. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, with the car heading for a cliff, republicans and democrats are arguing about whether to turn left or turn right and they are fast running out of road. a deal to raise the government's borrowing limit will have to be done soon or the u.s. will default on its debts. the president and congressional leaders met again this afternoon. the hangup is whether the deal will include tax increases as the democrats insist or only spending cuts as republicans demand. we have three reports tonight on the deadline to default. first, chip reid at the white house where t
day of my life. >> media mogul rupert murdoch and his son james answered questions this week before members of the british parliament. the murdochs were grilled about accusations of cell phone hacking and bribery. members wanted to know what the murdochs knew and when they knew it. murdoch was asked by members how and why these events occurred. >> i feel that people i trusted, i'm not saying who i don't know at what level, let me down, and i think they behaved disgracefully and betrayed the company and me, and it's the debt to pay. >> the case that most angered the public was that of milly dowler, the murdered 13-year- old school girl in 2002 whose phone had been hacked. murdoch himself introduced the milly dowler case. >> absolutely shocked, appalled, and ashamed when i heard about the milly dowler case. only two weeks ago, eight days. >> question is the scandal now contained or is it spreading? mort. >> it's certainly to some extent continuing, let me put in the way, because it's gone beyond the specifics of this hacking case. there is a sense that there is a culture of british jo
blow to rupert murdoch. i'll have the story coming up. >>> the intense hunt for a boy missing in new york city has taken a shocking and tragic turn. this morning, investigators found some of the dismembered remains of nine-year-old libby inside a dumpster. the rest of the child's body was found in a refrigerator inside the home of a man being questioned by police. on monday, the boy was coming home from day camp and was supposed to meet his mother about three blocks away. he never showed up. >> he was seen on video leaving the school at 5:5 p.m. monday. 35 minutes later, he was in a 1990 brown honda accord with levee aaron, who brought the boy to his apartment, killed him there, and then dismembered the body. >> 35-year-old levee aaron has been officially charged with the boy's murder. he remains in police custody. >>> the u.s. coast guard is called off the search for seven americans missing off the coast of mexico. they were on a chartered fishing boat that sank more than a week ago. about three dozen people survived that disaster. many swam for hours. >>> media mogul rupert murdoch
control. >> reporter: rupert murdoch arrived in london, conspicuously reading a copy of his notorious cameras, then smiled for the cameras as he went out for dinner with rebekah brooks his embattled ceo. the scandal has cost him one of his most profitable papers. staff leaving "news of the world" for the last time put a brave face on the murdoch decision to shut it down. the "news of the world" was the best selling newspaper in britain, a cheeky blend of skin, scandal and gotcha journalism, for people who loved seeing the rich and powerful taken down a rich or two, but not families touched by grief. the "news of the world" is under police investigation for hacking into voice mails belonging to relatives of fallen soldiers and a murdered teenager. journalists also hacked into the phones of celebrities who found out and sued. it was james, rupert murdoch's son and heir apparent who authorized a reported million-dollar out of court settlement to at least one of the hacking victims. this week, he admitted it was a mistake. >> i acted on the advice of executives and lawyers within complete
that saw media mogul rupert murdoch grilled while his wife wendy jumped to an attack from a pie throwing prankster. live to london for the latest. >>> american airlines announces an $85 billion plan to buy a brand new fleet of planes. what it could mean for the economy and jobs in the united states. >>> deal or new deal? new hope for the budget talks. a possible break-through plan, president obama, even some republicans are praising. what it could mean for your wallet "early" this wednesday morning, july 20th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >> good morning, welcome to "the early show" here on wednesday, july 20th, i'm chris wragge. >> i'm rebecca jarvis. erica hill is off this morning. >>> prime minister david cameron faces questions in parliament over where he hired a former news editor from a newspaper that faces questions over phone hacking. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you from london. david come ron addressing the scandal as it appears to be getting closer and closer to his office. >> over the past two weeks a torrent of revelations and allegations has engulfed s
drag on and on. >>> under fire, the phone hacking scandal may prompt an investigation of rupert murdoch here in the u.s. >>> and a dramatic victory. the u.s. women's soccer team is headed to the world cup finals for the first time in 1 years. >> we win! usa! captioning funded by cbs >> good morning on this thursday, and thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >>> we begin with the increasingly tense talks to reduce the deficit and raise the debt limit. another meeting is scheduled for today. at yesterday's sitdown the talk was blunt with president obama telling congressional leaders "don't call my bluff." joel brown is in washington with the latest. >> good morning. by all accounts this was a tense session yesterday at the white house, both sides losing patience a bit. this was the longest white house session yet and still no progress to report. president obama will sit down with republicans again today, after a contentious meeting on wednesday. aides close to the debt ceiling negotiations say when house majority leader eric cantor pressed for a short term deal the president said "enou
. the hacking scandal scuttles rupert murdoch's plans to expand his media empire, and now members of congress are calling for an investigation. on the front line with libyan rebels as they battle for a key village. and team u.s.a. advances to the finals. but will these winning women have a future in soccer? once they get home. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> good evening. scott is on assignment tonight. i'm russ mitchell. pressure is on congress and the president to reach a deal on debt. default could lead to financial clamity,. the president met congressional leaders back at the white house today for yet another negotiating session. we have reports from nancy cordes, chip reid and anthony mason, nancy, we'll begin with you at the capitol. >> reporter: good evening. the chairman of the federal reserve had a stark warning for members of congress today. he said if the debt limit isn't raised by august 2, the federal government's cash flow could plummet by 40%, because that's how much the nation borrows. >> so this is a matter of arithmetic fairly
and the well connected former chief executive of rupert murdoch's news international has been arrested. >> reporter: rebekah brooks had willingly made an appointment to go to the police station to answer questions when she arrived, she was arrested. anything she tells detectives now will become a formal part of the criminal inquiry into phone hacking and bribery of the "news of the world." brooks' arrest came as a surprise, but this was a shock. >> i have this afternoon informed the palace, secretary and the mayor of my intention to resign as commissioner of the metropolitan police service. >> reporter: the power of head of listen done's police force resigned, not because he's personally suspected of wrongdoing but it was on his watch that the former "news of the editor" neil wallace as hired as a pr consultant to the police. he's been arrested in connection with hacking. when this scandal exploded two weeks ago no one dreamed how many powerful people would be dragged in and down. in the u.s., les hinton, head of dow jones and publisher of the "wall street journal" resigned on friday.
wave in more than a decade. >>> as rupert murdoch returns to the u.s., he is accused of police payoffs by his reporters. we'll tell you what's next for the embattled media mogul, early we'll tell you what's next for the embattled media mogul, early this morning, july 21st, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. welcome to "the early show." there you see it, barometer rising, humidity rising. >> you can see the humidity? >> the sun is rising. translation it is hot. >> it feels hotter than it even shows on your thermometer this morning. >> 80 degrees here in new york already. it's 7:01. in 32 states. >>> type of heat advisory today. these temperatures, triple digits in a lot of places. we'll talk about that. coming up. >> i'm rebecca jarvis. erica hill is off this morning. >> and i'm chris wragge. >>> the final landing of the space shuttle. "atlantis" touched down early this morning at the kennedy space center. a perfect toend the shuttle program's last mission. cbs news national correspondent chip reid is at ksc with more on this. >> reporter: good morning, chris. you can see
" but also at "the sun" and "the sunday times," both owned by rupert murdoch. former prime minister gordon brown believes some of his bank account details were illegally obtained by the "sunday times." >> "the sunday times" appear to have got access to my account. they got access to my legal files. but i'm shocked. i'm generally shocked to find that this happened because of the leads. >> reporter: he was shattered to learn that the sun was going public with the news that his baby son had cystic fibrosis. something the family had kept strictly confidential. the person who told the browns that "the sun" would run a story on their baby's illness was rebecca brooks. at the time the editor of the sun newspaper, she's now rupert murdoch's british ceo and is herself being questioned by police. john yates, the officer you saw earlier on in my report, has just told the committee that he's 99% sure his phone was hacked, which shows that police investigating the news of the world were themselves not immune. chris? >> i'll tell you, this story grows more and more every day. cbs' elizabeth palmer for u
range. >>> there is new fallout from britain's phone scandal that is threatening rupert murdoch's media empire. murdock is in london trying to do some damage control. >> reporter: media mogul rupert murdoch faced a mob of reporters easy met with his embattled ceo, rebecca brooks, in london. british police will question her later this week about the phone hacking cover-up that happened on her watch. cameras caught murdock reading sunday's final edition of the news of the world. the paper ended a 168-year run after news broke that journalists were hacking the phones of murder and terrorism victims for stories. >> there will have to be some kind of massive, massive clearout of the stables really. it just looks terrible. >> reporter: london's "daily mirror" tabloid is hitting murdock with more claims of corruption involving 9-11 victims. the paper quotes an ex-new york city cop saying news of the world reporters offered to pay him for phone records of the dead. the phone hacking scandal boiled over last week with a case of milly dowler, a british team murdered in 2002. her parents met with
in england. meanwhile, questions are being raised about the arrest of rupert murdoch's former head of british operations. tina krause has more from london. >> reporter: a senior london police officer has resigned after being suspended in the phone hacking scandal. the assistant commissioner decided not to reopen an investigation two years ago into allegations journalists at the news of the world were listening in on voice mails. his resignation comes on the heels of london's police chief stepping down sunday. britain's prime minister is calling for an emergency session of parliament to deal with the crisis. he's also cutting his trip to south africa short as he tries to reassure the public the investigation will be fair. >> the metropolitan police service inquiry must go wherever the evidence leads. they should investigate without fear or favor. >> reporter: britain's serious fraud office could be next to launch a probe into the phone hacking allegations. the government anti-fraud agency is also ready to help u.s. authorities who are looking into whether 9/11 families were hacking victims. ru
to report the story. >> reporter: direct apology from rupert murdoch ran throughout the weekend. it said directly we are sorry. >> brooks was released on bail, and she and rupert murdoch and his son james will testify before parliament tomorrow. >>> montgomery police need your help to catch the person or people responsible for vandalizing local school. >> over the weekend sexual drawings andslurs were found on the building. there was a similar incident at potomac last thursday. >>> one of the biggest concerns among the poor is access to fresh fruits and veg stabilities, and that's why capital area food bank is launching a $1 million campaign to buy and distribute produce. >> we are trying to augment and enhance what we deliver with the fresh produce. we see an opportunity to get the produce in the community that way. >> if they are able to get what they need, they will pay a shared maintenance fee. >> having that afterwork cocktail? it may not be the best way to unwind. new research shows drinking alcohol to cope with stress can actually make the stress last even longer. the study also f
. >>> still ahead on 9news now this saturday night. more apologies tonight from rupert murdoch for that phone hacking scandal. the embattled ceo is planning to do next coming up next. >>> reporting from los angeles. the very latest on carmageddon ahead. >>> a beautiful moon. some mild temperatures. and a great finish to our spectacular weekend. waking up tomorrow morning you'll find the temperatures easing through those 70s into the 80s, upper 80s for tomorrow and 90s will make a >>> a section of the world's busiest freeway is the road not traveled tonight. i-405 is shutdown and crews demolished a bridge as part of the expansion. here is a report from los angeles and what happened on predictions of carmageddon. >> reporter: the massive project shutting down 10 miles of the expressway and shut out more than a half million drivers through the week. but so far what's being called carmageddon is more like carma heaven. >> it is not trafficy. it is absolutely a breeze getting around. >> lightest traffic i have ever seen in l.a. >> reporter: carmageddon hyped for weeks in this driving obsessed city
to to break the law to try to report a story. >> reporter: a direct apology from rupert murdoch ran throughout the weekend. the full page headline read "we are sorry." cbs news, new york. >> rupert murdoch and his son james are scheduled to appear before parliament on tuesday along with brooks. >>> the entire nation of japan is celebrating tonight after their women's soccer team beat the u.s. in the world cup finals. it was an incredible game with the american women. twice looking like they had the contest won. kristin berset is here with all the heart-stopping details. >> bruce, yes, the u.s. women had the lead with just 6 minutes left. all they needed to do was hold japan and they would get their first world championship in 12 years. but some sloppy play by the americans and a japanese team that just never gave up. gave a grieving country something to celebrate. the lady's getting a look at the trophy before the match. this game would take extra time with the u.s. up one. japan on a corner kick ties the game at two. here a penalty kick. u.s. struggling. late execution. gets denied. look at j
>>> good morning. rupert murdoch is on the hot seat as he goes before parliament this morning to answer questions about his newspaper's hacking into thousands of cell phones, while his company denies that he may be replaced as ceo. we'll look at the rise and possible fall of this media skrient. >> a denver air traffic controller is accused of being drunk on the job. talking to planes in the air. now a federal investigation is under way and he's been suspended. we'll bring you the very latest. >>> a deadly heat wave is blamed for at least 13 deaths as 40 states reach 90 degrees or higher and 60 million americans battle this summer scorcher. and here's the bad news, it may only get worse. we're going to bring you the forecast and tell you when all this bad weather may finally break. >>> and the u.s. women's soccer team returns home from the world cup. we'll talk with some of the players about their run to the finals, their heartbreaking loss, and what's next for the team. "early" this tuesday morning, team. "early" this tuesday morning, july 19th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs
to do the same to some of rupert murdoch's top deputies. elizabeth palmer is in london with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the police investigation is getting very serious now. one of the main lines of inquiry is going to determine or try and determine whether senior officers of murdoch's company knew of or were involved in unethical or especially illegal activity. mobbed by reporters in london, rupert murdoch plowed through, all smiles, to have dinners with his embattled ceo rebekah brooks. she'll be questioned by police later this week. there is a scramble inside murdoch's media empire to control toxic fallout from the "news of the world" hacking scandal which could start waves in the u.s. >> there are waves of could it have happened here? there are locks of reporters at any given time on the ground in the u.s., many stories, many of its celebrity stories are datelined here. >> reporter: the scandal broke last week with the case of milly dowler, a teenager murdered in 2002. her parents and thousands of others discovered that personal voice messages had been hacked by
close relationship with rupert murdoch and his now disgraced executive team. >> you live and you learn, and believe you me i have learned. >> reporter: he batted away question after question. especially about his decision to hire an ex murdoch editor since arrested in the phone hacking scandal as his communications chief. >> if it turns out i've been lied to, that would be a moment for a profound apology. >> reporter: a reasonable poll shows 60% of britains think murdoch through his powerful newspaper group has far too much influence in british politics. influence cameron says he's been open about. >> what i've set out is not just meetings that are business meetings, official meetings with media executives and proprietors, but also private meetings as well. >> reporter: so it was even more embarrassing for cameron when rupert murdoch facing his own grilling by british lawmakers said he was invited to the prime minister's home at number 10 downing street after last year's election as a thank you for his support, but told to arrive in secret. >> why did you enter the back door to number
. >> reporter: now public opinion has turned sharply against the paper's owner, rupert murdoch, one of the world's most powerful media tycoons. he bought "the news of the world" back in 1969 and made it the cornerstone of an empire that now includes fox news and the "wall street journal." simon hoggart is a columnist for "the guardian." his newspaper has been investigating the scandal for years, and he says murdoch is facing an enormous backlash. >> now it's just loathing for the guy. >> reporter: the murdochs moved fast to close down "the news of the world" this week, but it's much easier to stop the presses than to repair a reputation tainted by lying and deceit. authorities announced a short time ago that they now arrested a third person in this scandal, a 63-year-old man, although we don't know yet who he is. and rupert murdoch himself is flying into london tomorrow from the u.s. to take charge personally of this spiraling mess. scott? >> pelley: thanks, liz. in syria today, the streets were filled again with protesters calling for president bashar al-assad to go. we have amateur video from
, jim. there's a new twist in britain's phone hacking scandal. accusations that rupert murdoch's son did not tell parliament the truth. we'll meet some people who could be the real victims if the government defaults. and next stop mars. scientists are betting big on the next rover when the cbs news continues. but with advair, i'm breathing better so now i can take the lead on a science adventure. advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bronchodilator, working together to help improve your lung function all day. advair won't replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms and should not be used more than twice a day. people with copd taking advair may have a higher chance of pneumonia. advair may increase your risk of osteoporosis and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking advair. if you're still having difficulty breathing, take the lead. ask your doctor if including advair could help improve your lung
.s. as the world's leading superpower. 12% believe that's already happened. rupert murdoch is defending his company in an interview with the "wall street journal." he says news corp. is handling the crisis quote extremely well. his media empire is being selected by british authorities and now -- investigated by british authorities and now the fbi. they want to know if news corp. tried to hack into the phone records of 9/11 victims. >>> on wall street, the stocks finished lower. the dow fell 54 points, the nasdaq lost 34. and after the closing bell, google reported blockbuster profits. the number one internet search engine earned nearly $7 billion from april to june. about $2 billion more than last year. google stocks surged 10% in afterhours trading. >>> and americans have another choice when it comes to digital music. europe's spotify launched in the u.s. this week. it gives people access to more than 15 million songs on computers for free as long as they listen to a few advertisements. subscribers can pay up to $10 a month to listen with no ads. and that's your money watch. for more, you can head
, the situation seems to look worse by the day for media mogul rupert murdoch and the phone hacking scandal in britain. this morning, new pressure for him to drop his plans to buy a broadcasting company and push for judicial inquiry into the hacking controversy. we'll go to london for the latest in a bit. first we welcome you back to "the early show." i'm chris wragge in new york with erica hill. >> the language is becoming more clear, perhaps more concrete for the rest of us, during the ongoing debates in washington. first the president says millions of dollars in benefits may not go out next month and the threat of national default. many see this as a game of political chicken. many americans are growing weary of the game. cbs news evening anchor scott pelley sat down for a one on one with president obama tuesday. he joins us with more from washington. good morning again. >> although it appears democrats and republicans come to a stand still president obama insisted he believes can he get it done and when we asked the president for specifics about how to close the deal and how many democr
rupert murdoch to the polo playing prince william and his bride stories with the british connection have been very much in the news this past week. ben tracy will have more on the royal tour of california. but first elizabeth palmer in london with the latest on the end of the world, at least for the world's newspaper, that is. >> reporter: the last edition of the news of the world was a proud farewell that recalled 168 years of sunday scoops. rupert murdoch bought the paper in 1969 and used its profits to build his vast media empire that now includes fox news, the wall street journal, and the new york post. but this week this scrappy tabloid was engulfed by scandal. though it remained one of the best-selling newspapers in the english speaking world its name is disgraced and the fallout has damaged politicians, the police and the formidable mr. murdoch. the scandal exploded with a teenager murdered in 2002. on monday in london, a private investigator working for the news of the world was accused of hacking into her cell phone and deleting messages giving her family false hope that millie
of one of his properties in the phone hacking scandal, rupert murdoch found himself attacked by someone in the crowd at the hearing. that story is coming up. >> plus, the biggest species of fish in the world gathering right now offshore from a fishing spot. high temperatures getting into the 90s, well up into the 90s. by lunchtime, we'll be 91. got outdoor plans, get them done early, stay hydrated and find a place to stay cool. angie, over to you. >>> so far, so good. no issues to report on route 5, route 4, 301, the accokeek, fort washington area. still ahead, we're taking a look across the region at 5:17. now back to you. >>> making news now at 9 after the hour, heavy rain is being blamed for an accident that killed four members of a colorado family. the family was vacationing in wyoming, flooding concerns prompted them to evacuate a campsite. but when they got to the nearest road, part of it washed out underneath their car. the mother and three daughters were killed, only the dad managed to escape. >>> unbelievable. a man in london lunged out of the crowd during rupert murdoch's tes
journalists at rupert murdoch's news of the world listen into desperate conversations families had with police after the 2005 london attacks. the tabloid also allegedly tapped into the account of missing 13-year-old millie dollar, not only listening to her voice mail but deleting messages from frantic relatives. the activity on the phone gave her family hope she was still alive. she was found dead six months after she disappeared in 2002. >> this is disgusting, disgraceful. there aren't words to describe how awful this was, how awful it is. >> the new hacking allegations are infuriating the british public, prompting an emergency government session and calls for an immediate investigation. >> we're talking about murder victims, potentially terrorist victims having their phones hacked into. it is absolutely disgusting. >> when the scandal first broke, the targets were mainly celebrities like mick jagger, gwyneth paltrow and hugh grant. >> at the center of the controversy is rebecca brooks who headed up the tabloid newspaper for years. she's now in charge of murdock's british news corporation. th
. on thursday the fbi announced it opened its own investigation into allegations that rupert murdoch's news corporation tried to hack into the phones of september 11th victims. >>> smooth sailing for l.a.'s i-405 after crews finished up work on that demolition project that shutdown 10 miles of the highway earlier than expected. feared the half million motorists would use the highway. it was hours ahead of schedule that reopening. >>> coming up on 9news now. a dangerous heat wave is gripping the country and the mercury isn't going down anytime soon. we understand that heat wave is coming this way? >> it certainly is. we are tracking the heat as it is moving on to the east and it will be here by mid-week. our almanac was quite nice. only 90 degrees. this is the end of the 80s and we are heading higher into the 90s. i will have your full forecast in a couple minutes. so tell us some army stories. our platoon was hunkered down. helicopters were approaching... (makes helicopter noises) sand was swirling everywhere! (makes swirling sand noises) i called... for... support. and then he heard it...
owned by rupert murdoch tries to continue to recover after the phone hacking scandal. here in the united states, news corp is facing at least two shareholder lawsuits. a possible standard enforced credit downgrade and a federal investigation. >>> still to come when 9news now continues, if you think you're having a rough time because of the heat, imagine wearing a civil war costume on the battlefield. >>> i'm at the kennedy space center. it's a great day here as the shuttle at lynn tis safely lanz -- -- atlantis safely lands. that story coming up. >>> this morning in florida, the final space shuttle returns safely to earth. the landing marks the end of an era in our man's space flight. thousands of nasa employees, many are losing their jobs. and so it was a very emotional day. we have more. >> piercing the pre dawn skies. >> reporter: two earth shaking sonic booms. a smooth touchdown in predawn darkness. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: and retirement for the shuttle fleet and its 30 years of american man space flight. >> we copy we'll stop and we'll take this opportunity to congratul
.m. eastern. >>> the fbi has begun a preliminary investigation into the phone hacking scandal of rupert murdoch's investigation. congressman peter king was one of the u.s. lawmakers who asked the fbi to get involved. >> anything at all which involved 9/11 victims at the fbi's jurisdiction over i want them to investigate and investigate fully. i have a lot of 9/11 families in my district. they're entitled to know if their privacy was violated and their loved one's privacy was violated. >> murdoch's son agreed to testify at a parliamentary hearing next week. >>> the u.s. is finding a war in cyberspa cyberspace. the pentagon say it's a battle to protect national security secrets but the other side is winning. some of the nation's most sensitive military secrets have been looted. >> reporter: the joint strike fighter is the pentagon's high priced toikt air superiority for the 21st century except four months for that the design was stolen by hackers. 24,000 files in all. >> designs of satellites, uavs, unmanned aerial vehicles, cutting edge military technology. >> reporter: is somebody out t
block his extradition to speeden? i'm tina kraus in london. i'll have the story coming up. >>> rupert murdoch's news corp. shares fell 5% when news came of the company's buyout was being delayed. the media company continues to deal with fallout stemming from the hacking scandal that shut down its tabloid "news of the world." >>> regulators will take six months to decide whether to sign off on the buyout as the probe into phone hacking continues. >>> julian assange is back in a british courtroom. appealing his extradition to sweden. i've seen the krause report, the wikileaks founder insists that the sex allegations against him are politically motivated. >> reporter: wikileaks founder julian assange made his way through a crush of media to fight his latest legal battle at britain's high court. assange's lawyers are trying to block his extradition to sweden where he's wanted on sexual assault allegations. they say sweden's case against assange is flawed. the australian computer whiz is accused of sexually assaulting two wikileaks volunteers on a trip to stockholm last summer. but assang
today. the 180th deployment in the shuttle's history. >>> media mogul rupert murdoch flew back to the united states today after facing intense questioning from british lawmakers over the phone hacking scandal. today, the prime minister called an emergency session of parliament to tackle that controversy engulfing britain. charlie d'agata tells us that he emphatically denies claims that he tried to stop an investigation. >> reporter: the phone hacking scandal has dragged british prime minister david cameron into the fray and into a fight in the house of commons. >> the greatest responsibility i have is to clear up this mess. >> reporter: he's in the mess! his former communications chief andy colson was editor of the news of the world when journalists hacked in the voice mails of murder victims and politicians. now, he's under arrest. >> with 20/20 hindsight and all that has followed, i would not have offered him the job and i expect that he wouldn't have taken it. >> it is not about hindsight, mr. speaker. it is not about whether mr. colson lied to him. it is about the informat
was editor of rupert murdoch's news of the world when journalists hacked into the voice mails of murder victims and politicians. >> i have an old-fashioned view about innocent until proven guilty. >> yay. >> but if it turns out i have been lied to, that would be a moment for a profound apology. >> cameron met with news corp. executives more than two dozen times since taking office by he says his staff did not interfere in the hacking investigation. >>> ahead find out why a huge branch fell from a seemingly healthy tree and nearly killed some children in dc. >>> but first, the other fight on capitol hill that has nothing to do with the debt ceiling. >>> advocates of the defense of marriage act were on the defense today. basically defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman. today a senate judiciary committee held a hearing about the act which would repeal the 1996 law. >> it reminds me of another dark time in our nation's history. many years since states passed laws banning blacks and whites. >> i never thought that i would have to ever defend traditional marriage. it has been
, rebecca brooks. she was arrested over the weekend in all of this. also scheduled to testify, owner rupert murdoch and son, james. >>> the former south african president turned 93 today. president obama calls mandella a beacon. >> hot today, but what you're telling us, anny, it's nothing compared to what is coming. >> it may feel like 115 by the end of the week. we have been warning you that models are still holding true and they are saying it's going to be really hot. crazy hot by the latter half of the week. here's a look at our current conditions right now where temperatures are in the upper 80s in arlington. downtown is 91. college park 91. we are starting to cool off a little bit here. sterling, you're coming in at 90. and reston, 86 degrees. here's a look at doppler radar. we is have a cold front coming through. along it, firing off showers and thunderstorms in pennsylvania. that is left heading to the south later tonight, overnight, and really into tomorrow. so, muggy and cloudy tonight. showers and storms for tuesday, they will be scattered around the entire area. grab your umbre
there, but a protester rushed to rupert murdoch and tried to attack him white foam. murdoch's wife jumped in to defend him. she put herself between her husband and the would be attacker and we're told she smacked him. during the hearing, murdoch was shocked, appalled, and ashamed at the hack of a murdered girl's cell phone. he did not take personal responsibility for that. >> how honest are you? would you pay for bottle of iced tea if no one was look something that is if you thought no one was looking. results of a hidden camera social experiment coming up. >> but first, he may be busy with the budget talks, but that is not keeping the president in this town, where you may be able to see him this week. that's up next. >>> president obama now scheduled to hold a town hall meeting in college park later this week. the spokesperson for the university of maryland says the event will be held at the richy coliseum friday, a limited number of tickets will be made available through the school. >>> more than four months after that earthquake and tsunami crippled one of japan's nuclear powe
. not just rupert murdoch's companies. police are also tracking allegations of bribery at scotland yard. >>> mere we duo. the -- here we go.
from london. >> dozens of cameras swarmed rupert murdoch's range rover as he arrived at hearings. their testimony came to a halt when a man lunged at murdoch with a plate of foam. murdoch's wife slapped him away before police moved in. earlier, murdoch testified he had no knowledge of the alleged hacking at the news of the world, specifics employees who broke into voice mails of a murdered girl. >> i was absolutely shocked, appalled, and ashamed when i heard about that. >> what happened at the news of the world was wrong. we and i have apologized for that. >> rupert murdoch briefly addressed the fbi investigation into possible 9/11 hacking victims. >> we have seen no evidence of that at all and as far as we know, the fbi -- >> murdoch said he is ultimately not responsible for the hacking scandal, even though he is chief executive. he blamed individuals at the paper who deceived their superiors. lawmakers grilled the former editor of the news of the world, rebecca brooks, who was arrested on bribery allegations. >> i can say that i have never paid a policeman myself. i have n
rupert murdoch's news corp.'s empire. >>> plus, another air collision before the planes took off. >>> and the roger clemens trial has just gotten when it abruptly ended. we'll have more on that coming up in sports. you're watching 9news now. >>> good morning, time 5:10 on your friday morning, in for howard today. he'll be back on monday. another gorgeous day today. lots of sunshine and low humidity. such nice weather for july. we're loving it. all right, so by noon, 83 degrees. and by late this afternoon, temperatures topping out in the mid 80s. more sun and get outside this weekend before the heat wave is back. here's a look at your traffic with kris. >>> thank you anny. we're taking a fly of the gw parkway right now. from the beltway past the scenic overlook all way to the key bridge right now everything is looking good out there. i'm going to have the update on maryland roads coming up. andrea? >>> thank you kris. making news now at 5:11. the fbi is investigating rupert murdoch's media holding on this side of the atlantic. news corp. is already in trouble for staffers at the n
their first world cup in 12 years but could they pull it off? >> more trouble for rupert murdoch. we will be right back. >>> 5:09 on this monday morning. get ready for heat and then serious heat thursday through saturday. today, temperatures starting up, not bad in the 60s and 70s this morning, and we will see the temperatures into the upper 80s by noon. 93 at 3:00. a lot of sunshine, and a high today around 95. the 7-day forecast the next time we meet, right here is angie with the time-saver traffic. >> reporter: the southbound trip, everything is clear from the beltway to the key bridge, and still ahead a look at the region, and that's at 5:18 in my next traffic report. >>> the news at 5:10, we know the identity of a man killed in the glider crash in st. mary ice county over the weekend. 55-year-old james daten of mechanicsville, maryland has dieded. the pilot from prince frederick, maryland, is hospitalized in critical condition. >>> there's conflicting reports reports in egypt involving the hospital. he may have slipped into a coma but his doctor is denying the accusations. >>> r
arrest, a man said to be former editor of "news of the world" as pressure groiz on rupert murdoch to testify in london and possibly washington. new development every day. television deal with bsky b looks like it's -- >> out. >> -- a thing of the past. >>> with time going out, the president abruptly walked out of wednesday's meeting according to republicans. nancy cordes joins us live from capitol hill with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, chris. it appears that patience is wearing thin in the room where the president is meeting at the white house with eight top congressional leaders. both sides accuse the other of moving the goal posts, of failing to lead and now it appears the president has had enough. they may have been all smiles at the start of the meeting but tensions flaired after house majority leader eric cantor, republican from virginia, repeatedly proposed a series of short term extensions of the debt limit if a larger deal proved unattainable. "i said i was willing to come off my insistence that there was one vote," cantor told reporters afte
executive in rupert murdoch's news corp has resigned. cbs correspondent dana lewis in london with more. >> reporter: the murdochs appear to be in full retreat. james murdoch statements acknowledges wrongdoing. his company will take out full newspaper ads apologizing to the nation. james murdoch arrived at the london headquarters of news international silent. within hours rebekah brooks his chief executive resigned. for 22 years, rupert murdoch last week showed his public support during a phone hacking and bribery scandal of his "news of the world" she's been embroiled in as far back as 200037. >> have you paid police for information? >> i have paid the police for information in the past. >> reporter: parliamentarians, they indicated they won't be answering all answers but the committee says murdoch and brooks will be compelled to answer because they're note criminally charged and james previously said parliament was lied to. >> he has stated parliament has been misled by people in his employment and we want answers to questions about this. >> reporter: in an interview with his "wall st
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